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The Third Trimester

In this section, we will present information week by week about how your baby is growing, symptoms that you may be experiencing, thoughts to consider and tips for a healthy pregnancy.

Week 39+

Welcome to week thirty Nine+!

So here we are, your baby is full term, and the waiting is difficult especially if you go past your due date.

When you were first given that date, it seemed so far away. But be encouraged because you will soon hold your long-awaited baby! Your due date is only an estimation of when you will go into labor, only about 4% of babies come on their actual due date. Most babies come within 2 weeks on either side of that date.

So here we are, your baby is full term, and the waiting is difficult especially if you go past your due date.

How my Baby Grows

Symptoms Mama may Feel or Experience

Thoughts to Consider

Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Dr. Cheryl Sharp,
Certified Nurse Midwife
Chief Content Officer